By: Lisa Lynne Robinson

Spring Cleaning>>>Your Air Conditioner

Tags: HVAC Specialists

April 15, 2019 Lisa Robinson Spring is a time of beginnings. You get a chance to start over, to try something new and to get your air conditioner ready for the hot summer to come. It might not be as romantic as the budding of trees and blooming of flowers, but having your air conditioner in tip-top shape is arguably far more useful. When you start your spring clean, don’t forget yo...Read More

By: Lisa Lynne Robinson

What do you know about Airflow

Tags: HVAC Specialists

 June 24, 2019 Lisa Robinson Air filtration is an important part of your home’s ventilation system. Without an air filter in place, dust and other airborne particles would be distributed throughout your ductwork. This could aggravate allergies, build up on your vents to reduce airflow and possibly even create bigger problems over time. This doesn’t mean that you can just...Read More

By: Lisa Lynne Robinson

Patio Planning 101

Tags: Deck & Patio Specialists

  March 21, 2019 Lisa Robinson It’s finally spring! Time to break out the grill and the patio set and spend your evenings cooking out under the stars. Except, you don’t have a patio, you have a backyard that’s currently a soppy, muddy mess from spring rainstorms. You’d love to get outside, but it’s just so mucky and sticky out there. This year, you&rsquo...Read More

By: Lisa Lynne Robinson

3 Ways to Make Your Attic Reno Unique

Tags: General Contractors

February 11, 2019 - Lisa Robinson   The word “attic” conjures up images of dark, dusty relic storerooms that just happen to be hidden in plain sight. For plenty of homeowners, their attics are full of treasure, just not the kind you might think. Their treasure comes in the form of square footage. Renovating an attic into living space can be a complicated process, but it adds rea...Read More

By: Lisa Lynne Robinson

5 Tips for a Healthy chimney Flute

Tags: Chimney Specialists

January 31, 2019 - Lisa Robinson For many people in North America, the weather outside is still pretty frightful, but a fire is so delightful. That is, as long as their flues are in good shape. Homeowners, especially in their first home, may not realize how much maintenance a flue requires if it’s part of a wood-burning fireplace. But you can absolutely have the whole crackling fire expe...Read More

By: Lisa Lynne Robinson

Hey, Siri, Shut the Shades! Smart Blinds for Homeowners

Tags: Home Automation

February 25, 2019 - Lisa Robinson   It seems that everything is getting smarter these days. You’ve got your basic smartphone, your smart security system, your smart speakers and even smart refrigerators. It should come as no surprise that someone managed to make window blinds that are pretty smart, too.   On first glance, these things look like one of the least useful smart prod...Read More

By: Lisa Lynne Robinson

3 Better Ways to Track Your Home-Related Expenses

Tags: Accountants

February 28, 2019 - Lisa Robinson   Owning a home means having a place that’s safe and secure to come back to after a long day at work, every day, forever, until you decide it’s time to buy a different home. In exchange for all this homeiness, all you have to do is keep all the broken bits together, maintain the grass and track home-related expenses. Oh yes. If you don’t...Read More

By: Lisa Lynne Robinson

Weatherstripping Windows and Doors: How to Find the Leaks

Tags: Window Specialists

February 19, 2019 - Lisa Robinson o/~ “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose…. even though your windows are closed….” o/~ If that sounds disturbingly like your home in the middle of winter, we’ve got to talk. You may not want to admit it, but something is very wrong with your windows and doors. On cool, calm days you can’t re...Read More

By: Lisa Lynne Robinson

Have You Made Any of These Five Credit Mistakes As a Homebuyer?

Tags: Mortgage Professionals

February 4, 2019 - Lisa Robinson   You’ve been renting for a while now and it feels like the timing is right to make the leap to homeownership. After all, your friends are all buying houses and your job feels pretty stable, how many more hints that it’s time to settle down could you really need? Well, if you’ve given it considerable thought, are certain you can cover emer...Read More

By: Lisa Lynne Robinson

How To Drain Your Water Heater

Tags: Plumber

  February 14, 2019 - Lisa Robinson Of all the things that civilization has brought us, including sliced bread, hot water may be the very best. It’s certainly up there, without a doubt. So, it would follow that if you really value that hot water, you’d want to care for and protect the equipment that makes it possible. Whether you’re doing it as a bit of regular maintenan...Read More